Quotes

By Taisen Deshimaru Roshi: Kodo Sawaki told this one often. Gonyo was always accompanied by two big tigers and a serpent, he was a respected...

by Kodo Sawaki Roshi The human race is set apart by their intelligence and their manual dexterity. With these, they can build all sorts of...

  On Zazen by Uchiyama Kasho Roshi In short, doing zazen is to stop doing anything, to face the wall, and to sit, just being yourself...

By Robert Aitken, Roshi ENVISIONING THE FUTURE A Paper Prepared for the Conference, Dhammic Society: Towards an INEB Vision, Wongsanit Ashram, Thailand, February 20-24, l995. "Small is beautiful,"...

Translated from: Sawaki, Kodo. "Kodo Sawaki." In "Zen" no. 67, p.7. AZI-Paris, 1994. Most think that a religion is belonging to a group that shares...

By Taisen Deshimaru: Civilization at an Impasse "Science advances rapidly because it can borrow the knowledge of others. But our human quality cannot be borrowed by...